Museum of the Souls of Purgatory

Local nameSacro Cuore del Suffragio
LocationRione XXII Prati, Rome, Italy

This neogothic church, consecrated in 1921, may not be the oldest or the most breath-taking in Rome, however, it is certainly worth a visit.
Within its sacristy hides one of the most bizarre museums in the world: The Museum of the Souls in Purgatory.

Inside, you can find exhibitions of various articles and artworks that are supposed to prove the existence of a Christian purgatory. The items on display include Bibles as well as pieces of cloth with handprints on them. An absolute must-see for any Catholic or fan of horror.

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Opening hours

The museum is open whenever the church is.

Admission

Free admission.
Donations are appreciated.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacro_Cuore_del_Suffragio

Phone +39 06 6880 6517

Address Chiesa del Sacro Cuore del Suffragio, Lungotevere Prati 12, Rome, Italy

Coordinates 41°54'15.127" N 12°28'20.216" E

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